Watch these 2022 Tamil crime thrillers filled with action entertainment

The industry that introduced one of the most beloved characters of all time, Singham, is well known for its action movies on one side and crime thrillers on the other. With Kamal Hassan’s latest film, Vikram, the Tamil film industry has opened a new dialogue for directors. 2022 has been a year filled with good Tamil movies. From established actors like Ajith to youngsters like Keerthy Suresh, many have ventured into the crime thriller genre and managed to hit the jackpot. If you are a fan of Tamil crime thrillers, check out these 2022 releases on OTT platforms.

Scroll down for a list of action-packed Tamil crime thrillers

#1 Vikram

The most recent version of Tamil Film Industry, Vikram starring the legendary Kamal Hassan in the lead role was a huge box office hit. The superstar’s comeback film was directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Apart from the superstar himself, the cast also includes Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Fasil in prominent roles. Suriya plays a guest role in this blockbuster hit. The film tells how mThe embers of a black ops team hunt down and eliminate a band of masked murderers.

OTT Platform: Disney+Hotstar

#2 Valimai

Directed by H Vinoth, this Tamil crime thriller stars Ajith Kumar, Huma Qureshi, VJ Bani and Karthikeya Gummakonda in leading roles. The film tells the story of Arjun, a policeman tasked with restoring law and order to the city when there is an increase in the crime rate due to a notorious motorcycle club.

OTT Platform: Zee5

#3 Mahan

Mahaan is a Tamil crime thriller film directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The film tells the story of a middle-aged teacher who embarks on a journey of self-discovery after being abandoned by his family. Watch how he soon becomes a billionaire facing multiple challenges in life. The specialty of the film is the casting. Real-life father and son Vikram and Dhruv Vikram play significant roles in the film.

OTT platform: Amazon Prime Video

#4 FIR

Directed by Manu Anand, this Tamil action thriller tells the story of Irfan Ahmed who is falsely incriminated as a terrorist because of his religion. He is targeted by the police as they believe he is behind a large terrorist operation. Things go awry when he goes on a mission to prove his innocence. The film’s cast includes Vishnu Vishal, Reba Monica John, and Raiza Wilson in prominent roles.

OTT platform: Amazon Prime Video

#5 Veeramae Vaagai Soodum

Starring Vishal and Dimple Hayati in the lead roles, this Tamil thriller is directed by Thu Pa Sarvanan. The story follows a young man who aspires to become a policeman. HHe decides to take matters into his own hands and investigates the crime when his sister is murdered. This crime thriller, however, failed to make its way to the box office and received fairly good reviews from critics.

OTT Platform: Zee5

#6 Saani Kayidham

Keerthi Suresh, whom Mahanati’s fame shocked his fans with his performance in a contrasting genre to this film. She received industry-wide acclaim and critics for playing a role that no other actress could have. This Tamil crime thriller tells how caste oppression turns a police officer into a thug in order to avenge the death of her husband. Directed by Arun Matheswaran, the cast also includes Selvaraghavan, Kanna Ravi and others in leading roles.

OTT platform: Amazon Prime Video

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